Category: Historical Romance

Review: Angelika Frankenstein ..

Review: Angelika Frankenstein Makes Her Match by Sally Thorne

Angelika Frankenstein Makes Her Match Author: Sally Thorne Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Sally Thorne has done a great job of retelling Marcy Shelley’s Frankenstein. It was funny, had romance, and had some similarities to Shelley’s story and the story of how Shelley wrote Frankenstein. I dare say Thorne’s depiction of Victor […]

Review: Heartbreaker by Sarah ..

Posted September 1, 2022 by Jennifer in Historical Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Heartbreaker by Sarah MacLean

Heartbreaker Author: Sarah MacLean Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: After finishing the first book in the Hell’s Belle series, Bombshell, last year I couldn’t wait to get my handles on Heartbreaker. Sarah MacLean didn’t disappoint with Henry and Adelaide’s story! Adelaide sees herself plain and not worth notice. As a lady from the […]

Review: The Rake’s Daugh..

Posted August 29, 2022 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Rake’s Daughter by Anne Gracie

The Rake’s Daughter Author: Anne Gracie Reviewer: Ang Rating: B What I’m Talking About: The Rake’s Daughter felt like a blend of several well know stories; enjoy Pride & Prejudiced? You’ll get touches of that here. Love Cinderella? You’ll get touches of her too. Shakespeare? Yep him too. Maybe that’s why I struggled a bit with […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted August 25, 2022 by Jen in Historical Romance, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: To Catch a Raven by Beverly Jenkins

Audiobook review: To Catch a Raven by Beverly Jenkins Braxton Steele enjoys his fairly privileged life living in Boston and working as a tailor. When a Pinkerton agent comes to his home, telling Brax and his father Harrison that she’ll send them to jail if they don’t help with her plans, Brax learns that his father […]

Review: A Remarkable Rogue by ..

Posted July 21, 2022 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: A Remarkable Rogue by Anna Harrington

A Remarkable Rogue Author: Anna Harrington Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Opening days after the conclusion of A Relentless Rake, A Remarkable Rogue picks up with Alexander Sinclair, Earl of St James, (hero in last book) and Captain Nathaniel Reed continuing their search for the head of the evil Scepter organization. Nate is […]

Review: A Lady’s Guide to Fo..

Posted July 18, 2022 by Nima in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: A Lady’s Guide to Fortune Hunting by Sophie Irwin

A Lady’s Guide to Fortune Hunting Author: Sophie Irwin Reviewer: Nima Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: A Lady’s Guide to Fortune Hunting is exactly what the description says it is: Kitty Talbot needs a fortune. Or rather, she needs a husband who has a fortune. Left with her father’s massive debts, she has only […]

Review: Always Be My Duchess b..

Posted July 11, 2022 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Always Be My Duchess by Amalie Howard

Always Be My Duchess Author: Amalie Howard Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Always Be My Duchess is a delightful retelling of the 1990 Pretty Woman movie. The story follows Lord Lysander Blackstone, Duke of Montcroix, as he works to accumulate more wealth while dismantling the things his father held dear when he […]

Review: A Lady for a Duke by A..

Posted June 2, 2022 by B. in Historical Romance, LGBTQ, Reviews
Review: A Lady for a Duke by Alexis Hall

A Lady for a Duke Author: Alexis Hall Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Though it was the war that tore them apart, Viola Caroll and Justin de Vere, the Duke of Gracewood, have been fighting for their lives since long before Waterloo. Born into a body and societal expectations that were destroying […]

Review: Desperately Seeking a ..

Posted May 16, 2022 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Desperately Seeking a Duchess by Christi Caldwell

Desperately Seeking a Duchess Author: Christi Caldwell Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Courtland Balfour is the seventh Duke of St. James. He is a notorious rogue with a reputation to charm any woman. His late father left the dukedom in severe debt, and Courtland is trying to fix the situation while keeping […]

Review: Rules for Engaging the..

Posted April 28, 2022 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Rules for Engaging the Earl by Janna MacGregor

Rules for Engaging the Earl Author: Janna MacGregor Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Rules for Engaging the Earl is the second book in the delightful Widow Rules series that features three women who were all married to the same scoundrel, at the same time! Constance is the second widow of Lord Meriwether; […]

Review: The Lady Tempts an Hei..

Posted April 7, 2022 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Lady Tempts an Heir by Harper St. George

The Lady Tempts an Heir Author: Harper St. George Reviewer: Ang Rating: A What I’m Talking About: I thoroughly enjoyed Lady Helena and Max when we were teased with them in The Devil and Heiress, and I was excited to see them get their own book. Ms. St. George does a lovely job taking us on a fabulous “will […]

Review: A Relentless Rake by A..

Posted March 21, 2022 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: A Relentless Rake by Anna Harrington

A Relentless Rake Author: Anna Harrington Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Alexander Sinclair, Earl of St. James, Alec, is one of the Lords of the Armory working to stop the evil Scepter. He is tasked by the Home Office to find out who and stop those who are trying to assassinate the Prime […]

Review: Last Duke Standing by ..

Posted February 17, 2022 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Last Duke Standing by Julia London

Last Duke Standing Author: Julia London Reviewer: Jen Rating: B/B- What I’m Talking About: Okay, I’m just going to say this upfront – there was no duke, so I’m not certain why this book is called Last Duke Standing. I mean, main character William is heir to a dukedom, but he’s not a duke and to […]